SHOULDER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SHOULDER
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shoulder
 n.  part of the human body from this point to the neck
 v.  take a responsibility
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It was so dark under the spruces that he could barely see the shape of her head beside his shoulder.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  Ethan felt confusedly that there were many things he ought to think about, but through his tingling veins and tired brain only one sensation throbbed: the warmth of Mattie's shoulder against his.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
3  She was silent, but he felt a slight tremor in the shoulder against his.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
4  She went quietly down the front steps, looking carefully over her shoulder to make sure Mammy was not observing her from the upstairs windows.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
5  He had come forward to welcome her when she came into the back garden, but Melanie had been on his arm then, Melanie who hardly came up to his shoulder.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  She cried until Charles climbed into bed beside her and tried to comfort her, cried without words until no more tears would come and at last she lay sobbing quietly on his shoulder.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
7  And the black crepe veil on her bonnet had to reach to her knees, and only after three years of widowhood could it be shortened to shoulder length.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
8  Melanie patted her shoulder and Pittypat tiptoed heavily about the room pulling down the shades.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
9  Just through the shoulder, said Mrs. Merriwether briskly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
10  Maybelle collapsed with blushes against Fanny's shoulder and the two girls hid their faces in each other's necks and giggled, as other voices began calling other names, other amounts of money.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
11  Stuart had it in the knee and a minie ball went through Brent's shoulder.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
12  Aunt Pitty was heaving and sighing on her shoulder and, with small ceremony, Scarlett pushed her over into a corner of the carriage and continued her reading.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
13  "Why, he'll be back in no time," said the doctor, throwing an arm over Carey's shoulder.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
14  He had been silent since supper and had sat in the twilight listening to the war talk with a down-twisted mouth, holding the sleeping child against his shoulder.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
15  Shoulder to shoulder with their elders came the young boys, none of them looking over sixteen.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
Example Sentence: (114 in 8 pages)
16  His expectation adds to the pressure on my shoulder.
17  The researcher could share enthusiasms, be a shoulder to cry on and help brainstorm alternatives.
18  Her cheek came to rest against my shoulder.
19  He's got a chip on his shoulder today.
20  I clapped Mark on the shoulder.
21  She looked over her shoulder to be sure of her footing.
22  Ian placed a hand on her shoulder.
23  The policeman grasped the thief by the shoulder and swung him around.
24  He removed his hand from her shoulder.
25  She gave me the cold shoulder.
26  He looked backwards over his shoulder.
27  He put his hand on her shoulder,but she threw it off angrily.
28  The physiotherapist massaged the shoulder to realign the joint.
29  The teacher tapped me on my shoulder.
30  His frozen shoulder has stopped him playing tennis.